A short film shot for the Sacramento Film & Music Festival. The project was the 10x10 Filmmaker Challenge. Each Director was challenged to create a 10 minute film in ten days, incorporating the number ten into the title.Each Director was also assigned a style of directing that they needed to adhere to. A Tentative Gangster was shot in the style of Martin Scorsese.
Jing is a teenager who starts dating Eiam, a woman who is 20 years older than him. Things go well at the beginning of their relationship because of their optimistic attitude and strong efforts to adjust to each other's lifestyles.
A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.